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State Summary: Georgia, 2018 Annual Report
Georgia
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High meningococcal immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High percentage of uninsured population
Highlights
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 13% from 28.0% to 31.6% of adults
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 23% from 27.2% to 21.0% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past four years, occupational fatalities increased 68% from 3.1 to 5.2 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization increased 27% from 74.9% to 95.3% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past eight years, cancer deaths increased 3% from 190.5 to 195.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, premature death increased 10% from 7,624 to 8,391 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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